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Declare War on this Virus – U.N. Chief on the Coronavirus COVID-19 (13 March 2020)

“We Must Declare War on this Virus”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his comments on global response to the spread of the COVID-19, calling on governments to cooperate in order to “ensure targeted suppor...

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Zero Budget Natural Farming: An Agricultural Revolution is Taking Shape in India

Our story follows Satyavati – a young woman from the Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh, India, as she compels her community to adopt a farming practice that is revolutionizing small-scale farming across India. Zero Budge...

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International Women’s Day – UN Chief (8 March 2020)

Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General on International Women's Day. Gender equality is fundamentally a question of power. Transforming the balance of power is essential, not o...

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Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, 1920-2020

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, who served as United Nations Secretary-General for a turbulent decade beginning in 1982, has left a legacy of peace around the world through his efforts to foster dialogue, bring parties toget...

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How we can prevent tomorrow’s genocides – a conversation with war crimes expert, Theodor Meron

Judge Theodor Meron is World War II survivor who fled Poland after the Nazis invaded in 1939. He would later become a Judge for UN International Criminal Tribunals. Judge Meron tells us about the importance of heeding...

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2020 United Nations New Year Message

Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the 2020 New Year. --- From here at the United Nations, I join you in welcoming the New Year. We enter 2020 with uncertainty and ...

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#Youth4Disarmament event engages youth champions in disarmament issues

Today’s world is home to the largest generation of youth in history: 1.8 billion people. Young people around the world have a crucial role to play in securing our common future. That is why the United Nations Office f...

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Fight Against FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)

Gambian activist Jaha Dukureh is a survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced child marriage. As UN Women’s Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, she is committed to ending FGM by mobilizing youth and r...

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UN Female Police Officer of the Year, Major Seynabou Diouf of Senegal

31 Oct 2019 - Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police has been selected as the 2019 United Nations Female Police Officer of the Year.

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Camila Coelho: using fashion for a cause

The United Nations hosted fashion designer Michael Kors’ campaign, ‘‘Watch Hunger Stop", this Monday 21 October 2019. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) partners with Kors for the seventh year to help provi...

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UN Chief at the Closing of Climate Action Summit 2019

Closing remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General, at the Closing of Climate Action Summit 2019. Secretary-General António Guterres had warned world leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with...

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António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) at the Climate Action Summit 2019

António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, at the Opening of the Climate Action Summit 2019. Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record...